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78rpm Records Digitized by George Blood, L.P.

Newest uploads! Auto-78-twitter.  Through the Great 78 Project the Internet Archive has begun to digitize 78rpm discs for preservation, research, and discovery with the help of George Blood, L.P.. 78s were mostly made from shellac, i.e., beetle resin, and were the brittle predecessors to the LP (microgroove) era.   @great78project for uploads as they happen.
Turntable used for 78rpm digitization of four simultaneous recordings with different needles.

The digitization project currently focuses on discs that are less likely to be commercially available--or available at all in digital form--particularly focusing on underrepresented artists and genres. Digitization will make this less commonly available music accessible to researchers in a format where it can be manipulated and studied without harming the physical artifacts. We have preserved the often very prominent surface noise and imperfections and included files generated by different sizes and shapes of stylus to facilitate different kinds of analysis.

There’s no way to predict if the digital versions of these 78s will outlast the physical items, so we are preserving both to ensure the survival of these cultural materials for future generations to study and enjoy.

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78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Jimmy Bryant; Jimmy Bryant with Speedy West
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Digitized from a shellac record, at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record.They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred version suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. is the equalized version recorded with the 2.0 mil truncated conical stylus, and has been copied to have the...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Country, 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
Daniel McNeil Collection
by Liberace; George Liberace and his Orchestra; Bowman
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Performer: Liberace; George Liberace and his Orchestra Writer: Bowman Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5 mil truncated eliptical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Johnny Maddox and The Rhythmasters; Dvorak; Johnny Maddox
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Performer: Johnny Maddox and The Rhythmasters Writer: Dvorak Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated eliptical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix number:...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Sidney Torch and His Orchestra; Glenn Miller; Mitchell Parish
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Performer: Sidney Torch and His Orchestra Writer: Glenn Miller; Mitchell Parish Instrumental; Featured in Universal-International Picture "The Glenn Miller Story". Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5 mil truncated eliptical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Grady Martin and His Winging Strings; Hank Garland; Grady Martin
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Performer: Grady Martin and His Winging Strings Writer: Hank Garland; Grady Martin Fox Trot; Instrumental; String Band. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5 mil truncated eliptical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Johnny Maddox and The Rhythmasters
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Performer: Johnny Maddox and The Rhythmasters Medley; In der Alten Hafenbar - In der Nacht ist der - Mensch nicht gern alterine - Das Machen nur die - Beine von Dolores - Was mact nur die - Beine von Dolores - Was macht der alte - Seemann - Spiel' mir eine alte Melodie Es Spielt. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated eliptical. These were...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Sidney Torch and His Orchestra; Henry Mancini
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Performer: Sidney Torch and His Orchestra Writer: Henry Mancini Instrumental; From the Universal-International Motion Picture The Glenn Miller Story. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5 mil truncated eliptical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Ben Light; Eddie Munson; Eddie Leonard
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Performer: Ben Light Writer: Eddie Munson; Eddie Leonard Instrumental; with Instrumental Accompaniment; Featured in the Warner Bros. Picture "The Eddie Cantor Story". Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated eliptical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Ben Light; Henry Creamer; Turner Layton
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Performer: Ben Light Writer: Henry Creamer; Turner Layton Instrumental; with Instrumental Accompaniment. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated eliptical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Ralph Marterie and his Orhcestra; August Msarurgwa
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Performer: Ralph Marterie and his Orhcestra Writer: August Msarurgwa Instrumental. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated eliptical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Ralph Marterie and his Orchestra; Rafael; Renee
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Performer: Ralph Marterie and his Orchestra Writer: Rafael; Renee Instrumental with Vocal Group. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated eliptical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Stan Kenton and His Orchestra; Henry Nemo
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Performer: Stan Kenton and His Orchestra Writer: Henry Nemo Instrumental. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated eliptical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames....
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by The Stan Getz Quartet; P. D.; Stan Getz; Jimmy Rowles; Max Roach; Bobby Whitlock; Norman Granz
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Performer: The Stan Getz Quartet; Stan Getz; Jimmy Rowles; Max Roach; Bobby Whitlock Writer: P. D. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Robert Maxwell and His Music; Brown
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Performer: Robert Maxwell and His Music Writer: Brown Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated eliptical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix number: 53S592...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Tommy Ridgley and His Band; Ridgley
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Performer: Tommy Ridgley and His Band Writer: Ridgley Instrumental. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Ethel Smith; Jule Styne; Sammy Cahn
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Performer: Ethel Smith Writer: Jule Styne; Sammy Cahn Organ Solo With Rhythm Accompaniment; From 20th Century-Fox Film "Three Coins In The Fountain". Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5 mil truncated eliptical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by John Gordy; Jimmy Kennedy; Will Grosz
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Performer: John Gordy Writer: Jimmy Kennedy; Will Grosz Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated eliptical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix number:...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Ethel Smith; Richard Adler; Jerry Ross
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Performer: Ethel Smith Writer: Richard Adler; Jerry Ross Organ Solo With Rhythm Accompaniment; From Broadway Production "The Pajama Game". Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5 mil truncated eliptical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Larry Elgart And His Orchestra; Larry Elgart; Vincent Youmans; William Rose; Edward Eliscu
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Performer: Larry Elgart And His Orchestra; Larry Elgart Writer: Vincent Youmans; William Rose; Edward Eliscu Instrumental; Alto Sax Solo. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5 mil truncated eliptical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 375.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by The Stan Getz Quartet; Noble; Stan Getz; Jimmy Rowles; Max Roach; Bobby Whitlock; Norman Granz
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Performer: The Stan Getz Quartet; Stan Getz; Jimmy Rowles; Max Roach; Bobby Whitlock Writer: Noble Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Jerry Murad's Harmonicats; Murad; Carroll
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Performer: Jerry Murad's Harmonicats Writer: Murad; Carroll Instrumental. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated eliptical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames....
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Stan Kenton and His Orchestra; Arthur Schwartz; Dorothy Fields
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Performer: Stan Kenton and His Orchestra Writer: Arthur Schwartz; Dorothy Fields Instrumental; From The Musical "By The Beautiful Sea". Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated eliptical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Jerry Murad's Harmonicats; Dinicu
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Performer: Jerry Murad's Harmonicats Writer: Dinicu Instrumental. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated eliptical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Paul Weston & his Orch.; Darby; Newman; The Norman Luboff Choir
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Performer: Paul Weston & his Orch.; The Norman Luboff Choir Writer: Darby; Newman From 20th Century Fox Production "Desiree". Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Larry Elgart And His Orchestra; Larry Elgart; Walter Donaldson
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Performer: Larry Elgart And His Orchestra; Larry Elgart Writer: Walter Donaldson Instrumental; Alto Sax Solo. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5 mil truncated eliptical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 375.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by John Gordy; Hamm; Bennett; Lown; Gray
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Performer: John Gordy Writer: Hamm; Bennett; Lown; Gray Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated eliptical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix number:...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Van Lynn And His Orchestra; Emile Deltour; Fud Candrix
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Performer: Van Lynn And His Orchestra Writer: Emile Deltour; Fud Candrix Instrumental. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Acquaviva; Nick Acquaviva
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Performer: Acquaviva Writer: Nick Acquaviva Instrumental. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5 mil truncated eliptical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix number:...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Rusty Bryant and the Carolyn Club Band; Henry Marr
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Performer: Rusty Bryant and the Carolyn Club Band Writer: Henry Marr Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Acquaviva; Nick Acquaviva; Ted Varnick
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Performer: Acquaviva Writer: Nick Acquaviva; Ted Varnick Instrumental. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5 mil truncated eliptical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames....
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Guy Lombardo and his Royal Candians
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Performer: Guy Lombardo and his Royal Candians Instrumental; Waltz. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5mil truncated eliptical, 2.3mil truncated conical, 2.8mil truncated conical, 3.3mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 375.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Instrumental
Source: 78